Legal Blog

Porter & Malouf, in conjunction with our Talc Litigation Group filed the first successful talcum powder lawsuit in 2009 against several talcum powder mining companies, refiners, and manufacturers. Brought by plaintiff Deane Berg, the toxic tort action specifically alleged that the defendants continue to produce,...

The unexpected and significant increase in black lung cases in the Appalachian region of Kentucky, West Virginia, and Virginia has been extensively reported by Howard Berkes of NPR Frontline. Coal miners are being exposed to higher levels of respirable silica, also known as quartz, due...